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Air Force Forklift Operator

Santa Maria, California, United States
February 11, 2018

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Santa Maria CA, 93458

Peter Diaz


Sufrom mmary of Skills

Ø 35 Years Auto Body Experience

Ø Extensive Auto Body Repair/Paint Experience

Ø Master Painter & Color Matching Expert

Ø Provide Services for Ford, General Motors, & Other Foreign/Domestic Vehicles

Ø Pastor for 20 Years

Ø Excellent Interpersonal Skills

Ø Professional & Helpful Attitude

Ø Training/Supervisory Experience

Ø Detail Oriented & Thorough

Ø Organized

Ø Strong Work Ethics

Ø Curriculum Development

Ø Coaching Experience

Related Certifications/Trainings

General Motors Burbank, CA

Life Time ASE Certification for General Motors Vehicles (Honda, Ford, & Chrysler) 1990

US Air force Vandenberg AFB, CA

Hazardous Materials Certified

Spirit for Excellence Certificate


L/3 Communications Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA

Senior Electrical Mechanical Technician 10/22/2004 to 04/03/2015

Extensive knowledge of and use of auto repair tools such as hot/air welding guns, hammers, metallization welding machines, air compressors, special cutting tools, hot air guns, pick hammers/punches, metal shaping hand tools, grinders, air sanders, overhead cranes, primer/paint air guns, sand blasters, lifts dollies, pulleys, and other related tools

Used repair materials such as fiberglass matting, resin mixtures, carbon fiber, bondo fillers, plastics, and necessary related metals

Completed repairs using Mig, Arc, Stick, and Acetylene welding techniques

Certified in safety training for Hazardous Materials use and disposal; Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); Forklift operation; and overhead crane operation.

Maintained logs for environmental hazard usage and restrictions and daily operations logs

Inspected vehicles and made recommendations and cost estimates; prepared and reviewed damage reports; read specifications and conferred with customers in order to determine the desired custom modifications for altering the appearance of vehicle

Provided auto body restoration and automotive repairs for various types of vehicles

Operated in temporary, permanent, and state of art (Down Draft heated) spray booths

Filed, grinded, sanded and smoothed surfaces; molded and shaped large panels

Primed/painted repaired surfaces and mixed paints for color matching/spot repairs

Completed and passed security background; trained, supervised, and evaluated staff

Cleaned work areas, using air hoses, in order to remove damaged material and discarded fiberglass strips used in repair procedures

2290 Johnson Drive

Santa Maria, CA 93458

Peter Diaz

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Experience Continued

City Motors Santa Maria, CA

Auto Painter 2/01/1998 to 1/05/2004

Otis Auto Body San Luis Obispo, CA

Senior Auto Painter 5/15/1993 to 12/23/1998

Stowasser Motor Company Santa Maria, CA

Senior Auto Painter 5/11/1984 to 1/11/1992

City Motors Santa Maria, CA

Auto Painter 10/01/1977 to 2/7/1987

Extensive knowledge of auto body & paint repair tools: compressors, cutting tools, air tools, metal working tools, grinders, sand blasters, lifts dollies, pulleys, etc.

Repair materials: fiberglass, resin mixtures, metals, carbon fiber, bondo fillers, etc.; welded: Mig, Arc, Stick, & Acetylene

Hazmat safety & PPE training; forklift operator

Maintained records, instructed staff, and inspected vehicles

Processed damage reports and read blue prints/specifications

Provided auto body restoration/automotive repairs

Filed, grinded, prepared surfaces, molded/shaped panels, primed/painted, color matched surfaces, and made spot repairs

The Gathering Church Santa Maria, CA

Pastor 2004 to Present

The California Men’s Colony San Luis Obispo, CA

Pastor 2011 to 9/2014

Santa Maria Foursquare Church Santa Maria, CA

Lay Minister 1988 to 2003

Presented sermons, lessons, bible studies, and discipleship classes; youth mentor

Researched and developed curriculum, lesson plans, teachings, and sermons

Established and developed lasting relationships with parishioners and people in the community

Community Service

Boys & Girls Club of Santa Maria Santa Maria, CA

Co-Ed Coach in multiple sports activities 1988 to 1996


Santa Barbara Business College Santa Maria, CA

Administration of Justice Coursework 2004

Allan Hancock College Santa Maria, CA

Administration of Justice Coursework 1983

Kingsway and Christian International Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Theological and Leadership License 1992 to 1996

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